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From Chris Anderson <>
Subject Re: auth using Nginx as proxy
Date Wed, 06 May 2009 02:54:43 GMT
On Tue, May 5, 2009 at 7:46 PM, Curt Arnold <> wrote:
> On May 5, 2009, at 12:37 AM, Nicholas Orr wrote:
>> Well that makes sense. I have a ebuild here for getting the trunk version
>> installed.Think I'll just wait for 0.10 and use ssh tunnels for now.
>> Thanks Chris :)
> I was running into the same thing using Apache httpd was a reverse proxy and
> was excited to learn about null_authentication_handler.  I upgraded to SVN
> HEAD and switched (I so I thought) to null_authentication_handler and but
> was still prompted for credentials.  I didn't get an configuration error as
> like I would expect if I was running 0.9.0, but didn't see any change of
> behavior.

sometimes this happens if the browser sends old credentials to a
CouchDB that no longer needs them. Often clicking cancel is all it
takes to get back to normal.

> Unfortunately, I haven't had a chance to confirm the behavior on a fresh
> install with no previous couchdb, but will try that tomorrow.

Chris Anderson

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